Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Mexico, you would:
live 11.3 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In Hong Kong, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 3.1 times more money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 16.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 52.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 41.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Mexico has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 78.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 11.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 40.7% fewer children
In Mexico, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 27.8% more likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
see 92.1% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Administración Tributaria, SHCP, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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